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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 924

8 Histories of Europe & English Notables, 18-19th C

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


8 Works Relating to Histories of Europe and English Notables, 18th-19th C, comprising Hearne, Thomas THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLASTONBURY (Oxford, 1722), engraved frontispiece and folding engravings, paneled calf (upper cover and first leaf detached); Nicolas, Harris Nicholas THE LITERARY REMAINS OF LADY JANE GREY (London, 1825), portrait engraving, folding genealogy chart, rebacked, gilt embossed covers 'The Society of Writers to the Signet' (spine worn, foxing); Naunton, Robert FRAGMENTA REGALIA: MEMOIRS OF ELIZABETH, HER COURT AND FAVOURITES (London, Charles Baldwyn, 1824), frontispiece portrait and other engravings, half-calf (foxing, joints splitting); Johnson, Samuel A DIARY OF A JOURNEY INTO NORTH WALES IN THE YEAR 1774, ed R. Duppa (London, 1820), half-calf; Johnson, Samuel A JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND (London, 1791) modern half-calf; Hearne, Thomas A COLLECTION OF CURIOUS DISCOURSES (Oxford, 1720), rebacked, Richmond Public Library stamps, folded engraving and decorative initials (wear to edges); THE ITALIAN BIOGRAPHY OF SIR ROBERT DUDLEY, KNT. KNOWN IN FLORENTINE HISTORY AS IL DUCA DI NORTOMBRIA (Oxford, n.d. [1861]), cont. half-calf, Bookplate Stonelegh Abbey, with four page autograph letter bound inside on Abbey stationary (foxing, wear to joints); and Bede, the Venerable THE HISTORY OF THE PRIMITIVE CHURCH OF ENGLAND FROM ITS ORIGIN TO THE YEAR 731, trans Rev. William Hurst (London: 1814), contemporary quarter-calf, engraved frontispiece (wear and slight splitting to joints).

Measurements: Height: of largest 10 in. x Width: 7 in. x Depth: 1/2 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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